Where Are They Now? Where Are Montgomery & Gore Family Today?

With Hulu’s ‘Candy’ revisiting the horrific tale of Betty Gore’s 1980 murder at the hands of her friend Candy MontgomeryEvery aspect of the matter is now revealed. These include everything from the elementary school teacher’s last days to the motives behind the Texan housewife’s actions to the results of its ensuing legal proceedings, among much more. So now that we know the surprising note on which this case eventually came to a close back in 1980 itself, let’s find out precisely what its central players are up to these days, shall we?

WhereIs Candy Montgomery Now?

Where Are They Now? Where Are Montgomery & Gore Family Today?
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While it’s irrefutable that Candy MontgomeryStrike Betty a total of 41 times with a 3-foot-long ax inside the latter’s own home, she has always insisted she did so in self-defense and nothing more. She even testified that the overkill was a result of trauma-driven disassociation rather than her previous affair with the victim’s husband AllanThis led to her being acquitted by the jury of murder. October 29, 1980. ThusToday, it is reported that she has reportedly returned to her maiden name. Candace WheelerIt is located in GeorgiaShe serves as a counselor in mental health for teens and adults at the hospital.

WhereIs Pat Montgomery Now?

Where Are They Now? Where Are Montgomery & Gore Family Today?
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Pat MontgomeryHe had allegedly stood by his wife, mother of his two adorable kids, at every stage of the process because he believed that her infidelities could be purely physical. HoweverThings began to crumble for the couple after the family moved. GeorgiaThey tried to start a new chapter together but they split four years later (around 1985). PatSince then, he has preferred to keep his distance in all possible ways from the public eye. However, it is believed that (in his 70s), he proudly goes by the name JamesThese days.

WhereIs Allan Gore Now?

Where Are They Now? Where Are Montgomery & Gore Family Today?
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Allan Gore’s affair with Candy was at the front and center of his wife’s case, especially with him revealing the details to the authorities before seemingly claiming that their parting was amicable. HeI was devastated to lose BettyYet, reports suggest that he was not only in touch with them but also stayed in touch. Candyfor a while, but had also remarried in that small window between the brutal incident of the trial and the initial one. Coming to his current whereabouts, the widower (and divorcee) has truly moved on with his life — he’s enjoying his retirement alongside a new domestic partner in Sarasota, Florida.

Where Are BettyAnd Allan Gore’s Children Now?

Where Are They Now? Where Are Montgomery & Gore Family Today?

Allan Gore lost custody of both his daughters to his late wife’s parents despite having remarried, which means AlisaAnd Bethany (ChristinaAnd ValerieIn the series), grew up separated from their father. However, their social media platforms indicate they’ve since reconnected to form at least a little bit of a healthy, positive relationship even though they are states apart.

While Alisa (or Lisa Harder) presently works in the oil & energy industry in Newton, KansasShe also shares a farm with her husband and their sons. Bethany MickeyA happily married mother of three, residing in Las Vegas, Nevada. The latter has followed in her mother’s footsteps to become an educator.

WhereIs Don Crowder Now?

Where Are They Now? Where Are Montgomery & Gore Family Today?
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FollowingHis amazing win in court Candy, Don CrowderUndeniably is an attorney to keep an eye out for in Collin County, Texas. HeActually ran for governor in 1986. He managed to expand his practice considerably and even opened a sports bar called GamedayIn Plano1991 YetThings changed dramatically in 1997 when he tried to find solace in alcohol after the restaurant was closed. He also lost his brother in an accident of self-shooting.

Don’s short temper, depression, and alleged undiagnosed bipolar disorder (as per Raúl Esparza, who plays him in the Hulu original) ended up getting the best of him. Not only did the once renowned lawyer find himself receiving a Driving While Intoxicated charge on June 21, 1998, but he sadly also came to believe that the world would be a better place without him. SoOn NovemberThe 56-year-old took his life on October 10, 1998 by firing one shot directly at his head.

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